Posts belonging to Category 'Ceremony'

Black Civil War veteran honored at Old City Cemetery

As a steady rain pelted down on the Confederate arch in the Old City Cemetery on Sunday afternoon, a black Union soldier was honored just a few feet away.
Little, if anything, is known of the military career of Pvt. Alan Bobson — just that it was short. Four months after being mustered into the 27th [...]

Sons of Confederate Veterans plan flag ceremony

As part of the organization’s Flags Across Georgia project, the Georgia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a flag dedication ceremony Saturday on property at the Willis Still Road exit (71) of Interstate 75 just north of Tifton.
The Georgia SCV chapter erected the 30-by-50-foot flag on a 120-foot flagpole three months ago.
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Memorial service to commemorate Zanesville Civil War veteran

Pam Steele never has been to Zanesville, but she has family ties in the area that are sacred to her.
The Nashville, Tenn., resident has traced her family tree to Civil War soldier and Zanesville native Pvt. William Carver Burns, who not only fought for his country but also served the community throughout his life. In [...]

Civil War veteran and wife interred

On Friday, decades after their deaths, the remains of Union Civil War veteran Pvt. John Kling and his wife, Elizabeth, were interred at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery near Jacksonville in a ceremony.
The sky above the ceremony was brilliant blue; appropriate, because blue represented the Union, the Yankees, those determined to keep the country together. The [...]

TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION TO DEDICATE CIVIL WAR MONUMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

Thanks to donations from members of the Civil War Preservation Trust, the Austin Civil War Roundtable, and other private contributions, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) will dedicate a monument next month honoring Texas troops who fought in the Battle of Corinth, Miss. in 1862. The monument will be dedicated near the interpretive center of the [...]

Civil War Vet and his wife to be buried in Jacksonville

The Missing in America Project (MIAP) in partnership with the Missouri Veterans Commission, will inter the remains of Private John W. Kling, a Veteran of the Civil War, and his spouse Elizabeth Kling, whose remains have been unclaimed since her death in 1923 on Friday, Sept. 17,  in a 1 pm ceremony at the Jacksonville [...]

Remains of Civil War Veteran to be buried

The Missing in America Project (MIAP) in partnership with the Missouri Veterans Commission, will inter the remains of Private John W. Kling, a Veteran of the Civil War, and his spouse Elizabeth Kling, whose remains have been unclaimed since her death in 1923 on Friday, September 17, 2010 in a 1:00 pm ceremony at the [...]

Descendants dedicate headstone to ancestor

For more than 75 years, the descendants of Stephen Tarpley have held family reunions, and this year, over the Fourth of July weekend, more than 270 descendants reunited in Danville and dedicated a headstone to their ancestor, buried at Union Hall Baptist Church.
In 1941, The Danville Register recorded the obituary of Tarpley in Swansonville.
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Spartanburg County Confederate soldiers to be honored

Spartanburg County Confederate soldiers will be honored in a ceremony next weekend by their descendants.

The S.C. Division of the Children of the Confederacy and a chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans are holding a monument rededication at 5 p.m. Aug. 14 in Duncan Park. [...]

Ceremony honors Civil War Medal of Honor recipient from York

More than a century ago, a U.S. Marine from York was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic deeds during the Civil War.
On Thursday, exactly 146 years after the naval battle in which he earned the honor, Sgt. John Henry Denig will be remembered at a special ceremony at Prospect Hill Cemetery, 700 N. [...]